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Karen Hanover       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 29, 2005

MASON CITY -- Karen Kay Hanover, 45, of Mason City, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at 6:10 p.m. at her home.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church of Mason City. Officiants will be the Rev. Dustin Fulton, the Rev. Robert Paddack, the Rev. Bill Boyce and the Rev. Randall Paine.

There is no visitation. Cremation will follow the service.

Hurley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Hanover worked at pharmacies in Lincoln, Havana, Pekin Hospital and most recently at the Schucks pharmacy in Springfield.

She was born Aug. 8, 1959, in Normal to Donald and Vernalee Johnson Windsor. She married Randall Hanover on Aug. 1, 1982 in Mason City.

She is survived by her husband, her parents and one sister, Kathy (and Randy) Schimmelpfenning of Orlando, Fla.

She was a member of the Illinois Pharmacy Association and the National Rifle Association.

In 2004 she was the national champion in her division in air rifle competition, and in 2005 she placed second in her division in the Illinois state competition.

She graduated with honors from Mason City High School, graduated from Bradley University and attended pharmacy school at the University of Iowa.

Gene Peck       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 26, 2005

LINCOLN -- Gene R. Peck, 86, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at 11 p.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holland and Barry, with the Rev. Jame Hahs officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Peck operated Peck and Son Heating and Cooling, was maintenance supervisor at Lincoln College for 20 years and was a sheet metal worker.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II.

He was born March 6, 1918, at Canton to Elmer E. and Dolly V. Clayton Peck. He married Ethel E. Esterline in Biloxi, Miss., on April 12, 1944. She died Dec. 22, 1996.

He is survived by two sons, Michael F. Peck of Lincoln and David G. Peck (and Mary) Polson of Camp Hill, Pa., and two stepdaughters, Anna and Rachel, both of Camp Hill, Pa.

He attended the United Methodist Church and was a member of the Elks Club.

Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Association -- Hospice Care of Illinois.

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